Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Fortnightly, 2hr x 6, 24 hours total |
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|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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Office of Graduate Studies, Faculty of Arts
The subject introduces students to central contemporary methodological approaches to philosophy and to cutting edge research in the following four core areas of philosophy: practical philosophy; metaphysics and epistemology; logic, philosophy of language and mind; and the history of philosophy. It also gives students practical instruction in how to present and defend their philosophical research, with a view to preparing them for their confirmation seminars.
Format: The seminar meets for 1.5 hours for a total of 16 sessions, 8 per semester. Over the course of the year, four seminars cover the following methodological approaches to philosophy:
Successful completion of the Research Workshop will enable students to have an enhanced awareness of the range of contemporary scholarship in the discipline or interdisciplinary area. In the assessment, students will be expected to demonstrate the ability to critically evaluate the contemporary research literature that is relevant to the thesis topic. The Research Workshop will also enable students to formulate and present the research proposal for confirmation.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Ph.D.- Arts |
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